Jimmy Carter National Historic Site


Also found in: Acronyms, Wikipedia.

See also: National Parks and Monuments (table)National Parks and Monuments

National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
..... Click the link for more information.

Jimmy Carter National Historic Site:

see National Parks and MonumentsNational Parks and Monuments

National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
..... Click the link for more information.
 (table).

Jimmy Carter National Historic Site

Address:300 N Bond St
Plains, GA 31780

Phone:229-824-4104
Fax:229-824-3441
Web: www.nps.gov/jica/
Size: 72 acres.
Established: Authorized on December 23, 1987.
Location:10 miles west of Americus, Georgia, on US 280.
Facilities:Rest rooms (é), visitor center (é), museum/exhibit.
Activities:Self-guided tour.
Special Features:The site includes President Carter's residence and boyhood home. The Plains High School, where both Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter attended grammar and high school, serves as the park's visitor center. The railroad depot, which served as campaign headquarters during the 1976 election, houses additional exhibits. The Jimmy Carter National Preservation District, separate from the park, includes part of the town of Plains and its environs.

See other parks in Georgia.
References in periodicals archive ?
more than 70,000 visitors per year -- many of them foreign tourists -- still make the pilgrimage to the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site.
At one point an objection was raised to a sentence in a museum text about American prisoners who collaborated with North Korea, says Fred Boyles, superintendent of the Andersonville National Historic Site (and the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site in Plains, 22 miles away).